Throughout the year, Lan Su offers a series of events tied to larger multi-day and month events in addition to special programs geared for specific audiences and festivals. Unless otherwise noted, these events are free with membership or admission and do not require registration.
Learn about the importance of water to your digestion with Julia Markova in this informative talk titled, “Water: Simple Steps to Better Digestion.”
Join BeeBee Tan to learn more about and how to make mooncakes, a delicious pastry traditionally shared during the Autumn Moon Festival.
Celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival, one of the four most important holidays on the Chinese calendar. Lan Su Chinese Garden will host a weekend full of festivities, including lion dances, cultural performances, calligraphy demonstrations, craft activities and much more—great for all ages!
Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.
Pull up a chair and listen to classic Chinese stories. Great for all ages.
Celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival while learning about mooncakes with the Red Robe Teahouse & Café.
Make your own paper red lantern to take home in celebration of the Autumn Moon Festival.
Celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival with cultural performances throughout the weekend.
Celebrate the Autumn Moon festival with a lively lion dance performance!
Lan Su Chinese Garden presents Tea & Poetry at Lan Su, a series events and activities celebrating poetry, tea, and tea arts.
Enjoy a special performance by Chinese Opera artist Qian Yi within the beauty of Lan Su Chinese Garden.
PLEASE NOTE: This event requires a special ticket.
The Gongfu tea brewing style is the most traditional way to brew tea in China. Join Pearl Zhang from the Red Robe Teahouse and learn the techniques to master this authentic tradition.
Lan Su invites donors at the $125 and higher level to a special art exhibition art opening, featuring artists Kristy Kun & Kalina Wilson, and celebration of China’s traditional Autumn Moon Festival.
Join us for this participatory presentation on kung fu methods used to support good posture.
Test you skill at identifying different teas with the Tao of Tea.
Explore the many different tastes of tea. Learn how to recognize the key flavor notes of different tea blends and explore traditional tea preparation techniques.
Lan Su will host a weekly series of poetry readings in October in conjunction with Tea & Poetry at Lan Su, a month-long celebration of tea and poetry in the garden.
Join Veerinder Chawla as he shares his personal stories of cultivating tea from India and China.
Meet artist Richard Brandt and learn about his work and process. An exhibition of his teawares will be on display in the garden through October, 2017.
Lan Su Chinese Garden hosts the Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase, Lan Su’s annual floral design exhibition created in partnership with the Floral Design Institute. Ninth Moon is presented in conjunction with Mumvember, an annual celebration of the chrysanthemum.
Be the first to view the fabulous floral exhibits, created by the Northwest’s most gifted floral designers and staged within the magical beauty of Lan Su Chinese Garden.